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The USB killer returns

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Hackers exploiting Windows vulnerability that infects via USB

Hackers exploiting Windows vulnerability that infects via USB

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Flaw hits all versions of Windows; infects when USB peripheral is mounted

BadUSB malware could be used to infect ICSs

BadUSB malware could be used to infect ICSs

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BadUSB malware could be used to manipulate industrial systems, says one security researcher.

ICYMI: Hacking into cars, Chinese cyber-espionage and Siri's security flaw

ICYMI: Hacking into cars, Chinese cyber-espionage and Siri's security flaw

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The latest ICYMI column looks at the week's biggest stories, including hacking into cars, Chinese cyber-espionage and the take-down of thousands of French websites.

2 million cars vulnerable to USB dongle attack

2 million cars vulnerable to USB dongle attack

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A security researcher has discovered over two million US-made cars could be attacked via insecure USB dongles.

The 5 most read articles this week: July 25-31

The 5 most read articles this week: July 25-31

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Here are the five most popular articles, as read by you the reader, in the week for July 25 to 31.

Researcher develops BadUSB code to compromise USB sticks - and their computer hosts

Researcher develops BadUSB code to compromise USB sticks - and their computer hosts

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Karsten Nohl also reveals how an enhanced security approach can beat his USB architecture compromise.

Hackers preparing 'wild west' zero-day assault on Windows XP

Hackers preparing 'wild west' zero-day assault on Windows XP

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With Windows XP finally set to go end-of-life next week, Microsoft has made one final call for businesses and consumers to update to a newer version of the operating system.

ATM hackers tap the power of the USB

ATM hackers tap the power of the USB

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Hackers combine physical and electronic attack vectors to get access to hard cash.

Corporate data loss seen to be a collective responsibility

Corporate data loss seen to be a collective responsibility

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Three-quarters of respondents to a recent poll believe that data loss is a collective responsibility.

Exclusive: BlockMaster to introduce backup and stronger file sharing options

Exclusive: BlockMaster to introduce backup and stronger file sharing options

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Secure USB vendor BlockMaster is to introduce cloud backup and a 'digital fence' concept next week.

Three-quarters of security professionals plug in a randomly-found USB stick

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More than three-quarters of IT security professionals pick up and plug in USB sticks that they find.

US power companies were shut down by USB-transmitted viruses

US power companies were shut down by USB-transmitted viruses

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A US power company was shut down for three weeks by a virus brought in by an infected USB stick.

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